Tag Archives: Ladbrokes
- UKGC probes Ladbrokes’ data protection violation
June 28, 2017
A passer-by in Glasgow has accidentally opened a Pandora’s box – or in this case a bin bag – for British bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral. The Guardian reported that the UK Gambling Commission is investigating Ladbrokes for a possible violation of data protection laws after a passer-by found a bin bag...
- Football Association scraps Ladbrokes betting partnership
June 22, 2017
The English Football Association (FA) has scrapped its sponsorship deal with UK bookmakers Ladbrokes and says it will forego any future tie-ups with betting operators. One year ago, the FA announced that it had reached a “long term agreement” that would see Ladbrokes serve as the league’s official betting partner....
- Two-thirds of Australian betting turnover is done digitally
May 18, 2017
Online wagering accounts for nearly two-thirds of Australia’s sports betting market, according to new research. A new report by UBS analyst Matt Ryan estimates that desktop and mobile wagering were responsible for 65% of all betting turnover in Australia in the six months ending December 31, 2016. The digital turnover...
- UK ad watchdog reverses ban on Ladbrokes’ Iron Man promo
May 17, 2017
UK bookmakers Ladbrokes have somehow convinced the country’s advertising watchdog that they goofed by banning an Iron Man-themed promo last year. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has issued a ruling overturning its August 24, 2016 ruling that upheld a complaint about a Ladbrokes email to customers in May of that...
- Football Association to push for racing-style betting levy
May 5, 2017
The English Football Association (FA) is rethinking its partnerships with betting operators while also seeking to impose a ‘betting right’ on bookmakers. On Thursday, the Telegraph reported that the FA was reviewing whether it was appropriate for the sports body to have commercial tie-ups with gambling and alcohol firms. The...
- Ladbrokes Australia fined (again) for inducing gamblers
April 7, 2017
The Australian division of UK bookmakers Ladbrokes has been convicted (again) for violating laws against inducing gamblers to wager. On Thursday, Liquor and Gaming New South Wales announced that Ladbrokes Australia had been convicted of breaching NSW gambling advertising language that prohibits betting operators from publishing adverts that offer NSW...